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Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Westvleteren Blond is the basic beer for the monks’ own consumption, since 1999, when the former 6° dark ale (red cap) was finally discarded, after the 4° had already gone that path.


Huubs' rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huubs (142) - - JAN 5, 2013
Geel, beetje troebel vooral door de gistresten, met goede witte schuimkraag die een vrij dikke laag overlaat. Geur van citroen(taart) en wat banaan en brood. Smaak is licht citroen, wat kruidig met wat gist. Beperkt koolzuur en iets romigere aanvoel dan gemiddeld. Het is een vrij simpel bier, maar heeft toch meer diepgang dan je in eerste instantie merkt. Aldus Huubs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lkowalkowski (49) - POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Bardzo dobre piwo w stylu Belgian Ale. Moim zdaniem są jednak lepsze. Very good beer in Belgian-style ale. In my opinion, however, they are better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (1549) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: cloudy light golden with a medium to small white head. aroma: spice, orange peel, herbs, apples, floral, fresh yeast and some honey. Palate: medium body, average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazbion (274) - Tübingen, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle at In de Vrede. Hazy golden with thin creamy white head. Aroma of floral hops, honey and some citrus. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet malts. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nicely balanced and tasty ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (10702) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2016
33 cl. bottle. Hazy dark golden colour with a big white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, fruit, spice, dry and bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mabuzzer (509) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2016
33cl bottle. Hazy, golden with a thick white head. Bready, yeasty aroma, taste is fruit, yeast, floral, alcohol in the finish. Excellent blonde beer

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1411) - LATVIA - JUN 12, 2016
Golden hazy with rich off-white head. Strong yeasty aroma. Good bitterness folowwed by strong yeast fruity notes. Strong carbonation. Touch if sweet around the tongue. Strong lasting herbaly bitte aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukka19 (505) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. Orange color, stable white head. Aroma is biscuity, spicy, floral with oranges. Taste is medium sweet, nice hoppy, fruity and spicy. Full body, nice balanced

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
schavuitje (46) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2016
goud blond met een blijvende witte kop, alle smaken een lekkere bitterhop , citrusfruit en bloem boeket, die met elke zacht bubbel elkaar afwisselen door eenvoud en kracht een heuse sensatie zo niet godswonder

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (6148) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Big thanks to ygtbsm94 for this bottle. Light yeast lemon floral soft so soft blonde ale. Something so different and mellow.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerbaaron (1933) - Arizona, USA - MAY 15, 2016
At In de Vrede. Medium golden. Gorgeous frothy lasting white head. Moderate bitterness. Earthy hops. Smooth medium body. Not overcarbonated as with other Belgian brews. Perfect balance and mouthfeel. Absolutely excellent. Exceeded my expectations.


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